IKEA aims to bring solar energy to the masses

Within the next 10 months, all 17 UK IKEA stores will stock, sell and install solar PV modules.

The Swedish retailer confirmed today that it had signed a deal to sell Hanergy's latest thin film photovoltaic panels at all of its 17 UK stores.

IKEA made the decision to stock solar in all its stores after a successful pilot project at its Lakeside store in East London sold around one solar PV array every day.

Members of the UK IKEA FAMILY loyalty programme will be able to purchase a 3.36kW PV system for